The U.S. Army Audit Agency is Seeking Veterans

By Victoria EbySeptember 18, 2020

Looking for an Engaging Federal Career with One of The Partnership For Public Service’s Best Places To Work?

The U.S. Army Audit Agency is Seeking Veterans

Auditor Applications Accepted until 20 October 2020


How to Apply

Send your resume, transcripts (unofficial) and DD214 to U.S. Army Audit Agency Recruiting email: by 20 October 2020. Include the locations you’re interested in (see hiring locations below). Further information will be provided after your qualifications and eligibility are verified.

Who We Are

The U.S. Army Audit Agency provides independent internal auditing services for America’s Army. Our work helps senior leaders improve and shape the future of the Army. Through these internal auditing services, the Agency identifies risks and provides solutions to benefit Soldiers, Civilians, and Families. The Agency has ranked in the Top 5 of the Partnership for Public Service’s “Best Places to Work” for a record 7 years.

Competitive Salary, Important Work and Exceptional Benefits

  • See salary table below
  • Impactful performance, financial and fraud audits
  • Opportunities to work and live overseas and deploy as a civilian alongside military counterparts
  • Challenging and rewarding work and a focus on professional development
  • Health & life insurance and retirement benefits
  • Sick and vacation leave
  • Telework and flexible work schedules


Veterans must be eligible for a Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA) appointment. To be eligible, the veteran must be separated under honorable conditions (this means an honorable or general discharge) and:

  • in receipt of a campaign badge for service during a war or in a campaign or expedition; OR
  • a disabled veteran, OR
  • in receipt of an Armed Forces Service Medal or Global War on Terrorism Service Medal for participation in a military operation, OR
  • a recently separated veteran (within the last 3 years)

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen; be able to travel up to 30% yearly; and be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

Entry Level GS-0511-07 Auditor – Qualifications

Entry-level GS-07 Auditors are eligible for non-competitive yearly promotions to the GS-12 journey grade level

Degree: At least a bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or public administration that includes 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. See additional qualifications at:

In addition, you must meet ONE of the following:

  • Superior Academic Achievement: 1) Standing in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision; (2) Grade point average of 3.0 out of a 4.0 overall or during the final 2 years of the curriculum; (3) Grade point average of 3.5 out of 4.0 in the major field overall or during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (4) Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society.


  • Graduate Education: Completed one full year of graduate-level education in business administration, finance, or public administration.

Journey Level GS-0511-12 Auditor - Qualifications

  • Experience: your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: planning and conducting audits, developing audit reports. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11),


2020 General Schedule Salaries At Hiring Locations (Annual Rates by Grade and Step 1; Starting: GS-07 Salary to Journeyman: GS-12 Salary)

  • Aberdeen, Maryland - $48,670 to $86,335
  • Detroit, Michigan - $47,492 to $84,244
  • Fort Belvoir, Virginia - $48,670 to $86,335
  • Fort Bliss, Texas - $43,251 to $76,721
  • Fort Bragg, North Carolina - $44,944 to $79,725
  • Fort Carson, Colorado - $43,933 to $77,931
  • Fort Eustis, Virginia - $43,459 to $77,091
  • Fort Lewis, Washington - $47,380 to $84,045
  • Fort Meade, Maryland - $48,670 to $86,335
  • Huntsville, Alabama - $44,705 to $79,301
  • Rock Island, Illinois - $43,657 to $77,442
  • San Antonio, Texas - $43,556 to $77,263
  • St. Louis, Missouri - $43,885 to $77,845

Applicable locations are shown on the 2020 Locality Pay Area Definitions page:


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